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Welcome to ARC, The Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic! 

Board certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Robert E. Goodman, has been caring for patients throughout the Ark-La-Tex since 1987. Dr. Goodman and the team of healthcare professionals at ARC combine their extensive experience and expertise with cutting-edge technology and the latest treatments to provide personalized healthcare for you!

We diagnose and treat all varieties of rheumatic disease and conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, systemic lupus erythematosus, (SLE), osteoporosis, osteopenia,  ankylosing spondylitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, polymyositis, bursitis, tendinitis, reactive arthritis, undifferentiated connective tissue disease, Paget’s disease, Raynaud’s phenomenon, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, Reiter’s syndrome, scleroderma, Sjogren’s syndrome.

We are proud to offer in-house diagnostic services including: full service x-ray, MRI, ultrasound, bone densitometry, and a CLIA certified laboratory for hematology, chemistry, and immunology. In addition, we have a full service infusion suite. Dr. Goodman and the health care providers at ARC are certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry to provide interpretation of bone density scans.

The healthcare team at ARC is committed to providing our patients with the very best of care, and consider it a privilege to be of service to you.

We accept new patients, and no physician referral is necessary. Call us today at 318-424-9240 for more information, or to make an appointment. We look forward to meeting you! Contact us


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Keys to Living Well with Osteoarthritis

Friday, May 24, 2013

There are key things that you and your doctor can do to help ease your arthritis pain, learn to overcome the challenges of living with arthritis, as well as possibly slow disease progression.  “You can’t choose whether you’ll get arthritis, but you can take steps to minimize its impact on your life.” Read More...

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